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National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay
-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat

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It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


City: Burke
Zip Codes: 22015
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level


The unemployment rate in Burke is 3.20% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Burke jobs have increased by 0.35%. Learn More...
Compared to the rest of the country, Burke's cost of living is 54.30% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Burke's Cost of Living
Burke's population is 42,528 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -26.34%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Burke is $481,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.43%. Check out the homes in the area.
Burke public schools spend $14,978 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Burke. Learn More...

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It's a good time to buy in Burke. Home Appreciation is up 4.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Burke Real Estate.

The median home price in Burke is $481,700. Browse Homes in this Range.

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Family Friendly - 4/18/2013
Burke, VA is a very family friendly area with top ranked schools in the local... (Read More)

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Retirement cost of living. - 2/19/2010
Burke is located in Fairfax County Virginia outside of Washington, D.C. Fairfax has one of the top school systems in the country. The quality of life in Fairfax is high... (Read More)

Great Place to Live and Raise a Family (but expens - 6/1/2007
Burke is a great place to live in the DC suburbs. It has a small town feel and boasts top Fairfax County Schools, beautiful parks, libraries, and many commute options... (Read More)

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